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Shirin Ghanavatian

What is your greatest accomplishment during residency thus far?

Accomplished the intern year 🙂

What are your career aspirations?

Great colleagues and attendings, make a difference in my patient’s life

What’s your favorite thing about coming to work every day?

The challenge of taking care of complicated medical conditions and make a difference.

What drew you to UNC?

The culture of UNC

What’s your favorite rotation and why?

My favorite rotation was the “orientation anesthesia month”. Although a challenging month (being new in the OR), I had the steepest learning curve ever and I am proud of myself for my accomplishments.

What is your go-to fun fact?

I can make the best saffron rice!

What do you do for fun?

Spending time with family and friends out of country (on the phone)

What’s a hobby you’ve picked up since the start of residency?

Cooking

If I wasn’t an anesthesiologist I would be…

A financial manager